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Massachusetts Statewide Roadkill Database

Main Project Information
Goal Document observations of wildlife road mortality
Task Report observations of wildlife road mortality
Where Massachusetts, United States of America Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Statewide Roadkill Database needs the public to document any roadkill observations in the state through an online mapping interface.

The project aims to minimize the impact of roads and traffic on rare and non-game wildlife, while improving highway safety, through cost-effective research, planning, and implementation of partnerships with citizens and communities of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Help contribute data and learn more about proactive efforts to protect wildlife in Massachusetts.

How to Join

If you are interested in participating, contact the project coordinators:

Dave Paulson, Endangered Species Review Biologist
Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program, Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
(508) 389-6366

Tim Dexter
Massachusetts Department of Transportation Environmental Analyst

Ideal Age Group Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors
Ideal Frequency Just once
Average Time Less than an hour
Spend the Time outdoors
Type of Activity On a walk, run, In the car
Tags Road, road kill, road mortality, Wildlife
Project Updated 05/23/2018